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    Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    Ha! 8oz is a daddy!
    You wont really notice it - unless you're spraying 5-10ml at a time (I often do atomisers) - after 20-30ml - then your hand will hurt and change to method 2. Thumb spraying
    :)
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

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  3. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Don't even remember ordering this yet I am summoned by the auction bay to pay!
  4. Re: Kouros vs. Antaeus vs. Lapidus vs. Lord Al Rehab vs.....

    Apply cautiously perhaps? Dab don't spray? Might get you over the difficult openings.

    Antaeus is likely my pick (2nd to Oscar PL)
  5. Re: Kouros vs. Antaeus vs. Lapidus vs. Lord Al Rehab vs.....

    Respek' that fam
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    Re: Barbershop Fougeres

    Oh yeah, not 100% sure in vintages, lol or event Aromatic/Barbershop - but this is just lovely. Snuck a bit on the other night - really good stuff.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    It is really rather quite nice - got all the bits from the named classics - closest I can put it to is Armani Eau (turned up to 11) for its most part herbacious citrus and drys off with a whisper of...
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    Re: Best rose fragrances for men?

    Haha came to say this... 1870 is a pretty smooth operator. Rose that is not traditionally "rosy" , warm, rounded, smattered with spice. Quite delish one must say!
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Capucci Pour Homme
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    Really nice refreshing must.
    Get glimpses of Eau Eau Armani, Boucheron Pour , EA, Cpm...
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    Re: Eau Sauvage vs Boucheron Pour Homme EDP

    Stay more time without ESP.
    It took me a good months even to get to "know'
    BPH straight outta the bottle its potent
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    Re: The "Alpha male" 2.0 ?

    Lalique Hommage a L'Homme I've always felt threads a line between classic and contemporary, yet always feels manly, comforting, subtle and refined.
  12. Thread: Which oud?

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    Re: Which oud?

    Quite like Gucci Intense Oud and Dunhill Icon Absolute for 'office/friendly' oud.
  13. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    A generous 9 sprays of Tuscany. Has a small sprayer :)
  14. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Chanel Gentleman's Cologne and lots of it!
    Still tryna get my nose around this one. Seems denser than EDT I'm used to, with slight hints at Concentree.
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    Re: Your best blind buy ever

    Worth PH
    Love at first sniff - a wonderful relationship ever since.
  16. Re: Nothing unisex about it: most unapologetically masculine fragrance?

    Legend.
  17. Re: Nothing unisex about it: most unapologetically masculine fragrance?

    VCAPH
    A barbershop aftershavey accord runs throughout + ultimate unwashed nether region funk + like you got soap Imperial Leather soap bar in ya mouth.
    Sounds awful right? Smells wonderful!

    +1...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    ODLR Pour Lui
    Pick me up
  19. Thread: Where to buy?

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    Re: Where to buy?

    1. Ebay (95%)

    2. FragranceX (3%)

    3. Notino / Allbeauty / Perfume-Click / Fragrance Direct (2%)



    Same - lol perusing is part of the game/hunt and often find used/part bottles that have...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Didn't think too hard about it, Vetiver Hombre was a contender, Guerlain Vetiver won out ! Although its very warm, there's a fair bit of breeze, catches GV GV nicely
  21. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    About 15 sprays of Prada Infusion de Vetiver mostly to shirt and arms! Clear, hot sunny day with a light breeze every now n again.
    Update: Actually now noticing the nice peppery bite - overspray has...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Prada Les Infusions de Vetiver,
    Not sure it holds up though, I reckon a EDT version would be a bit more brisk/ sparkling to handle heat and perspiration better. Like it nonetheless, says summary...
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    Re: Where to get atomizers in bulk?

    Or ebay. The resellers have already done the hard work (!) By getting them imported :-D
  24. Re: How well to frags keep in vintage glass bottles?

    Some amber bottles from apothecary type vendors come to mind for long term storage
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    Re: Where to get atomizers in bulk?

    Amazon!
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    Re: Looking to try something new....suggestions?

    Hey
    Perhaps a selection from Lalique. Great selections that cover a lot and second to none value
    White- fresh clean summer
    Hommage a L'Homme- a different oud
    Voyageur- a different blue
    Homme...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Excellent choice ! Need to findmy little sample :)
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    Re: My current top 5 underrated scents

    Having had the chance to break out some warmer weather leaning frags lately and going through the rotation in alphabetic order (so I get to use ones that are often overlooked):
    1. Azzaro PH L'Eau...
  29. Re: Givenchy Gentleman vs Giorgio for Men Giorgio Beverly Hills

    My vote goes to GG. Smoother and refined comparatively. Yet still have a place for both in the rotation. Giorgio is a bit bigger, brasher and quite fun. GG feels serious all the way.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    We're hitting 30c here, perfect opportunity to drive Mugler Cologne
  31. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Azarro PH - had an itch that only APH could scratch.
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    Re: Just mixed some frags...WOW!!!

    Perhaps in small sized atomisers ( so you don't waste a lot if it doesn't turn out good) - 2ml atomisers?
    On the point of mixing I've a few stashed away in my brain - good call - might speed up and...
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    Re: Just mixed some frags...WOW!!!

    Often find vetiver dominant frags layer well.
  34. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Feel like this about Dana Tabu which I received and tried for the first time today
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    Hope you enjoyed it! It's become one that I will always want in the wardrobe.
  36. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Neat - often wondered about the cumin in this - on a cumin scale of 1 to Aramis - where'd ya' put it!?
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    GIT
    Heard it's the ticket for warm weather and we're on the cusp here in the UK
    Won't judge too early - don't thinks it's bloomed yet. Nice clean fresh - base terms - cut grass and laundry powder :)
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    Re: Estee Lauder Youth Dew..........for men?

    Haha same here, there seems to be lots knocking around on the auction bays, I just went for something with a "short ingredients list". Havent tried any other Tabu, EDT? EdP... but I'm feeling this...
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    Re: Estee Lauder Youth Dew..........for men?

    So this came today and I must say I'm pretty chuffed. Reminds me of Gomma a lot.
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    Re: Reformulation better than Vintage?

    True say, I'm thinking age and deterioration making the composition go skewiff, have something to do with it. Often think (post underwhelming vintage hauls) that my(our) nose(s) just ain't used to...
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    Re: Reformulation better than Vintage?

    Couldn't find the "like new version better" that was up the threads recently so here's a similar thread I found instead...

    This's been on my mind for a while now.

    Dunhill for Men (aka 1934 aka...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Azzaro Pour Homme L'eau.
    One of a few fresh tyoe frags I'm coming round to. Eazzzzzy going
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    'Broad shoulder' Hermes Bottles

    Oi oi me saveloys!
    Wondering what the dates are for the introduction and span of the broad shoulder bottles?
    Snaffled a Bel Ami and with help from ROTLS, batch dated to 2006.
    An Equipage that...
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    Extraction Methods

    Lol whilst looking at extracting oils or resins from material I came across a few different things (aside from the water/condensation/distillation method) and wondered what raw materials would also...
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    Re: Estee Lauder Youth Dew..........for men?

    +1on the layering
    Thinking of mixing up a bit of YD ( which feels like a pure parfum a la EO) with something like Sultan De Muscat (kinda rough n ready leatha patchouli) to subdue the YD and reign...
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    Re: Your top 5 worn fragrances as of right now?

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  47. Re: Vintage Quorum, Paco Rabanne PH, Leonard PH question

    Never quite figured out what that image on original Leonard is meant to be?
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    SMW
    Give myself the weekends off from alphabet rotation wearing. Fairly new in the wardrobe, seems to have settled opened up a bit more. Seeing ( smelling!) What the fuss is about ;)
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    The OG... GG :)
    Proper smooth
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    Re: Layering Ralph Lauren Safari

    Welcome!
    Personally have little experience with Safari, however someone who received on of my Chevignon For Men decants made a point of informing me that they were layering it with Safari and...
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    Re: Estee Lauder Youth Dew..........for men?

    Got my hands on the old school aerosol - yes aerosol - not normal atomiser - man, this stuff is crazy. Hat's of to anyone to wore/wears a few seconds aerosols worth.

    Originally thought it was some...
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    Re: Estee Lauder Youth Dew..........for men?

    Lol pulled on a Tabu just for the craic!
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    Re: New Chanel COCO pour homme!!!!!!!

    Lol to clarify if you skipped reading the whole thread.
    This is not a real fragrance!!
    I posted in the interest of warning others like me who initially thought oooh gotta get a snuff of that!
    Yes...
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    Re: Estee Lauder Youth Dew..........for men?

    Ha! Resurrecting

    Are we talking Bogart Witness & Karl Largerfeld Homme here?

    Lol been intoxicated by this dark elixir :)
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Youth Dew, interesting thing.
    Big, bad, brooding! Almost barnyard oud funk going on. Like all the n*kes got together ( GBH x GG x EO1).
    Feels like my nose brain chem ways have been run at capacity.
  56. Re: Blind Buy Disappointment: The Basenotes in Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta

    Perhaps it could do with a little stewing time ( maceration) and a 2nd chance!? :)
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    :birthdays: Snappy Burfday Bavard!! :birthdays:

    (Nabbed from John ha don't know how to do fancy graphics :))
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Bravo! Same here :)
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    Re: How to stock your decants

    Wow cheers for this, the test tube tray looks good. Corr, never though of the felt tip holders for kids!
    Lol currently use a shoe box, with the top cut and slotted in to make 'compartments'
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    Re: Sample of the Day - June 2020

    Quite a large sample, half a bottle of 15ml Youth Dew arrived today.
    Wozza, feels quite brutal 😂
  61. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    This seems to be popping up often of late. May peruse ;)
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Throw up between Giorgio BH and Vetiver Guerlain ( working from both ends in the 'wearing drags in alphabetical order' !)
    GBH won out, needed the ooopmh factor this morning after a long day yesterday
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    Re: New Chanel COCO pour homme!!!!!!!

    Tells me about it!
    Eeek not so funny for those drawn in to bid/purchase
    No response from seller, scratching chin face. Just busy I hope ;)
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    First travel / meeting for work since lockdown. Humid day with thundery storms. Pink shirt. Fancied something masculine yet not overwhelming. Worth PH AS fit the bill perfectly, albeit after a good...
  65. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Lalique PH Equus
    Quite a spicy number - has that nice coziness ( think autumnal) that is also present in Lion.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Worth PH HC A/S
    Starting to like this even more than the EDT. Clearer without the swampy moss the EDT has.
  67. Re: Paco Rabanne Pour Homme (EDT) Vintage Dating/Buying Guide

    Cheers thanks.
    Lol been so long since I've been in stores, cant remember what it looks like anymore! Most if not all the ones I see online have a dark/plastic central column. Haha got that itch to...
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    Re: New Chanel COCO pour homme!!!!!!!

    Oh yeah! Sorry forgot to clarify , that was taken yesterday 14/06/2020 UK ebay.
    Haha same here, thought this looks good, then I looked it up on basenotes... hand face palm !!
  69. Thread: Lattafa Qaa'ed

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    Lattafa Qaa'ed

    First foray into this house and well oud.
    Enjoyed Dunhill Icon Absolute and came across Qaa'ed as a 'similar to' frag.
    My word it's pretty tidy stuff. I was a little apprehensive that it might be...
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    Re: New Chanel COCO pour homme!!!!!!!

    Aw shocks feel bad for those who bid on this:
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  71. Re: Paco Rabanne Pour Homme (EDT) Vintage Dating/Buying Guide

    Came across this - ALL silver top/sprayer - don't think I ever seen one like this - any thoughts?!
    TY
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    Re: Molinard Perfume Workshops

    Thanks DIYers :) :thumbsup:
  73. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Must de Cartier Homme.
    Initial first half hr thoughts - smells quite modern. Quite sensual - I'm thinking this'll pop really good with a bit of body heat.
    Biggest wow - the bottle is like half a...
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    Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur bottles

    I see from your SOTD/E/N posts you are a through CPM man!
    Around what date would you put the Gentleman's Cologne version.
    It's gonna be 'benched' I reckon - when it's at the 'i actually don't want...
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    Re: Molinard Perfume Workshops

    Ah yes kinda guessed so ;)



    Haha fair play - "success is made of 1000 failures"! :)
  76. Thread: Current Top Five

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    Re: Current Top Five

    Actually, Cool Water and Armani She ( tall cylinder bottle) popped into my head during siesta.

    Lol I understand these aren't classics or pillars, yet well they smelt good enough to stay on my...
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    Re: Essential Oils suitable for experimenting...

    Excellent! Thank you greatly 🙂
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    Essential Oils suitable for experimenting...

    Are essential oils that are not 100% ( i.e https://www.baldwins.co.uk/baldwins-pure-essential-oil-of-neroli-citrus-aurantium-diluted-in-jojoba-oil) - 10% in jojoba - suitable to make some...
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    Molinard Perfume Workshops

    Hi DIYers!

    How did you get into starting out?

    Whilst searching for 'perfume making supplies' I came across
    https://www.molinard.uk/perfume-workshops

    I wondered if anyone has been to one...
  80. Thread: Current Top Five

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    Re: Current Top Five

    Oooh don'y have enough knowledge or experience to get to 5, yet Gucci Rush I always fancied. (I even bought it for myself just cuz' :)
    And Anais Anais for sentimental reasons :) :)
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    Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur bottles

    Ah yes, I'm gonna give it a bit of time off and go back to it. Sometimes find the (temp changes?) in transit throw frags of so gonna wait for it to settle into its new home :)
    Also I'm hoping it's...
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    Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur bottles

    Haha yes for sure - definitley EDT needs a backup for liberal application!
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Vetiver Hombre Adolfo D
    Excellent cooling frag with some soapiness and light flora for warm weather. Like a ice cold pop in a glass bottle on a swltering day :)
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    Re: Layering oils/attars? Vetiver with...??

    Go forth!
    Yes always seems to work when theres some leftover vanilla from a previous wearing say, Lalique PH for example, and I pop something on over/after :)
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    Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur bottles

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    Re: Layering oils/attars? Vetiver with...??

    Always thought vanilla is a great easy layer-er and booster. Like the ambergris/oakmoss of the floral world :)
    Sounds like fun!
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    Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur bottles

    Kinda gutted, this Gentleman's Cologne received today: got a rotten flower funk :(

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    Agree with NCAL got this as a backup to splash it on with abandon. And after picking myself up from this...
  88. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Pure Lavender Ferrari
    Lavendery! That's all. :)
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Wow
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    SOTE: A Gentlemamn's Cologne
    Received today labelled as unused.
    Dang! Its a shape shifter. Few dabs- I'm like Woahoey! Then applying again later - eee... got that sulphur about it - has it totally...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Love y'all :) xxx
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    Re: Maced myself - Fragrance in the Eyes :(

    This :)
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    Re: Some advice on looking younger

    This! :)
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    Caught a whiff of summit' nice when out - it was me ;-p
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    Re: Primark Oud Rose is similar to...

    Raises eyebrows in interest :)
    Thanks!
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    Re: Primark Oud Rose is similar to...

    Oh yeah, forgot about this. I reckons it's more the taste required, judging by Neroli, I'm assuming OM is also pretty smooth?
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    Re: Your experiences with Aramis Tuscany

    Is in top tier - has that wonderful - embraces one with delicious aroma without ever feeling like "I'm wearing a frag" mastery. Second-skin thats what we call it right?
    Often one of the ones I pop...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Love this thread - has me a droolin'
    One of those thst I wear everyso often and think "wozza... I need (want) more of this!"
    Picking this up today -
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  99. Re: The Greatest Blind-Buy Disappointments of your Life

    Is that a thing - with Carvens (modern at least?) - openings are ruffff!
    Lol I think I offended a SA once with Vetiver (which I love!) - "has this bottle gone off, its rancid" - yahikes!
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Haha - easily done and been there often! Enjoy
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